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DocwithDryEye own struggle with dry eye and MGD

I'm an OD, and I have been battling dry eye on a personal level for over eight years. It was around my sophomore year of college that I began to notice waking up in the morning with dry, red, eyes. I didn't think too much of it at the time, and thought using one of the over the counter "get the...

Frustrated but optimistic

Hi all,
I requested an account a few weeks ago at the onset of my moderate/severe dry eye, and was hoping it would resolve itself before I needed to use it - no such luck! I'm a 25 year old female who has had mild dry eye since I was at least a teen. I was able to wear contacts comfortably for...

Novatears aka Evotears from Novaliq - has anyone tried it?

Hello, has anyone tried the Novatears aka Evotears manufactures by Novaliq? They are only available in Australia and Europe. As I am in Canada, I was wondering if anyone had tried them already. I have lost most of my meibomium glands and so I need something that will provide my eyes with more of...

Manuka honey eye drops, helps which type of dry eye?

Does anyone know what type of dry eye manuka honey eye drops are supposed to help? Is it mainly mgd? My problems mainly inflammation stopping my tear production and oil producing glands working correctly as fine on steroids. Cyclosporine helps but isn't enough on its own. Wondering if these honey drops...

Avenova/Ocusoft Cleanser w/Hypochlorous Acid vs Cliradex/Tea Tree Oil

Have someone use the followings and find them effective?

1) Avenova Cleanser (pure Hypochlorous Acid 0.01%
2) Ocusoft Hypochlor 0.02%
Hypochlorous Acid
3) Lid and Lash Cleanser by Heyedrate, pure Hypochlorous Acid (0.015%).

conjunctivochalasis photos

Here is a prep photo my conjunctivochalasis taken by my doctor and a postop photo at one week and a photo at 7 weeks taken by me...

pinguecula surgery photos

here is a preop photo of my pinguecula taken by my doctor and a 1 week post op and a 7 week post op taken taken by me...

Meibography Grade

What is the meibography grade of you all?

I have grade 3...out of 4.

And I'm only 30 years old. I don't know where this will's devastating.

Back again

Hello, so did the IPL. All my glands are open and clear, but I still have dry eyes. Tbut 7 seconds. Optremist stresses that it's me being over thinking it's just uncomfortable blinking, using everything I've been asked of;fish oil, did IPL, allergy eye drops (allergies still slightly there), optimel....
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